News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism

2014 Farmer Neighbor Dinner Announced

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Wed, 01/29/2014 - 3:05pm
Some of the people at the 2013 Farmer-Neighbor Dinner, West Valley Fire Hall

Some of the people at the 2013 Farmer-Neighbor Dinner, West Valley Fire Hall

The Cattaraugus County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board, along with the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism, the Cattaraugus County Farm Bureau, the Cattaraugus County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Southern Tier West Regional Planning and Development Board will host the Third Annual Cattaraugus County Farmer-Neighbor Dinner on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at the West Valley Fire Hall, 9091 Route 240, West Valley, NY.

Cattaraugus County is home to a vibrant and diverse agricultural industry.

Historian Meetings - Open Discussion

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 11:26am

The Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism along with historians from around the County will host two evening meetings in November. These meetings will be open to anyone that may have information or an interest in the meeting topics. The meetings will be held at the County Building in Little Valley in the Large Committee Room on the 3rd floor and will begin at 6:00 pm.

Bed Tax Grants - Group B

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 9:59am

Applications for the 2014 Tourism Promotion Grant Program – Group B are now being accepted.

OnoFest at the Onoville Marina

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 11:25am
Promoting the 2013 OnoFest

Promoting the 2013 OnoFest

Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development and the Onoville Marina would like to invite you to the 6th Annual OnoFest being held July 27, 2013 at the Onoville Marina, 8 miles south of Exit 17 off I-86 on West Perimeter Road, Steamburg, NY.  

Have Fun by Volunteering for the Finn McCool 4-Mile Odyssey event

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 11:38am
Volunteer for the Finn McCool 4-Mile Odyssey event at Griffis Sculpture Park

Volunteer for the Finn McCool 4-Mile Odyssey event at Griffis Sculpture Park

You could run in the Finn McCool 4-Mile Odyssey event, at Griffis Sculpture Park, after being a volunteer at the event and get a bunch of free stuff! Find out more information on volunteering for the Finn McCool 4-Mile Odyssey event.

This event benefits Griffis Sculpture Park and was voted as Buffalo's Best New Outdoor Event of 2011.

Take the Local Food Survey

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Wed, 03/06/2013 - 2:33pm
Food Survey preview

Food Survey preview

We want your input on local food. Residents of Cattaraugus, Chautauqua or Allegany County please take the local food survey.

What Does the Future Hold for Agriculture in Cattaraugus County?

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Wed, 03/06/2013 - 1:09pm
Farm illustration / clip art

Farm illustration / clip art

What Does the Future Hold for Agriculture in Cattaraugus County?

We Need Your Ideas on March 19, 2013, 7:00 P.M. at the Great Valley Town Hall hosted by the Cattaraugus County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board.

Expert Panel and Open Discussion

Moderated by Dave Zilker, Chairman of the Cattaraugus County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board

2013 Farmer Neighbor Dinner Announced

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 1:36pm
2013 Farmer Neighbor Dinner logo

2013 Farmer Neighbor Dinner logo

Cattaraugus County is home to a vibrant and diverse agricultural industry. Good communication is essential to developing and maintaining good relationships between farm and non-farm neighbors. This event is a way to bring the County’s farmers and their neighbors together for a night of fellowship and understanding. It will also be a way for the County’s farmers and businesses to showcase what they have to offer each other.

Calling ALL Cattaraugus County Businesses

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 12:49pm

Tuesday, June 19, 2012, Little Valley, NY ~ The Cattaraugus County Economic Development, Planning & Tourism Department (EDPT) is pleased to announce the new Cattaraugus County Business and Veteran’s Outreach Center (CCBVOC) website www.ccbvoc.com.  The website is intended to be a “go to” resource for business in Cattaraugus County through the use of a news feed as well as a blog and business directory.  Currently, the site is hosting the “Made in Cattaraugus County” promotion (see below) with a lis

Be Part of the Conversation as Western New York Plans for a More Sustainable Future

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 07/19/2012 - 11:08am
Western New York Regional Sustainability Plan; Cleaner Greener Communities; Open

Western New York Regional Sustainability Plan; Cleaner Greener Communities; Open

LANCASTER, N.Y., July 9, 2012 – A coalition of Western New York municipalities and organizations in Erie, Niagara, Allegany, Chautauqua, and Cattaraugus counties has received funding from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to create a regional sustainability plan as part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Cleaner, Greener Communities Program. The Western New York Regional Sustainability Planning process is underway and community input is needed to help shape our region’s economic and environmental future.

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